Bad Bentheim station

Bad Bentheim is a railway station[5] located in Bad Bentheim, Germany. The station was opened on 18 October 1865 and is located on the Almelo - Salzbergen railway. The train services are operated by Deutsche Bahn with NS International and the WestfalenBahn.

Bad Bentheim
Deutsche Bahn
Bahnhof Bad Bentheim.jpg
Bad Bentheim station
LocationBad Bentheim, Lower Saxony
Coordinates52°18′35″N 7°9′26″E / 52.30972°N 7.15722°E / 52.30972; 7.15722Coordinates: 52°18′35″N 7°9′26″E / 52.30972°N 7.15722°E / 52.30972; 7.15722
Owned byDeutsche Bahn
Operated byDB Station&Service
  • IC 77
  • RB 56RB 61
Other information
Station code248
DS100 codeHBTH[1]
Fare zone
  • VGB: 104 (buses only)[3]
  • VGE: Bad Bentheim (VGB transitional tariff, buses only)[4]
Preceding station   DB Fernverkehr   Following station
Intercity (DB) 140
Preceding station Bentheimer Eisenbahn Following station
Terminus Quendorf
towards Neuenhaus
Preceding station Eurobahn Following station
towards Hengelo
Bad Bentheim is located in Lower Saxony
Bad Bentheim
Bad Bentheim
Location within Lower Saxony
Bad Bentheim is located in Germany
Bad Bentheim
Bad Bentheim
Location within Europe
Bad Bentheim is located in Europe
Bad Bentheim
Bad Bentheim
Bad Bentheim (Europe)

The station is a border station between Germany and the Netherlands. Dutch and German locomotives change here as the voltage is different in the countries. From Bad Bentheim, passengers can travel on the international service to Amsterdam. Passengers can also reach cities such as Osnabrück, Hannover and Berlin.

To the east of the station is a shunting area for the Bentheimer Eisenbahn which is a freight railway to Nordhorn and Coevorden.

Train servicesEdit

The following services currently[when?] call at Bad Bentheim:[6]

  • Intercity services Amsterdam Central - Amersfoort - Hengelo - Osnabrück - Hanover - Berlin
  • Local services:
    • RB 61 Hengelo - Bad Bentheim - Rheine - Osnabrück - Herford - Bielefeld
    • RB 56 Bad Bentheim - Quendorf - Nordhorn-Blanke - Nordhorn - Neuenhaus Süd - Neuenhaus

From December 2010 until December 2013 there was a trial with a Stoptrain service between Hengelo, Oldenzaal and Bad Bentheim, operated by Syntus as the Grensland-Express. It was cancelled in 2013 due to a lack of passengers. From December 2017, the German RB61 will be extended to Hengelo.[needs update] Additionally there are plans to start passenger services between Bad Bentheim, Nordhorn and Neuenhaus.

Bus servicesEdit

  • 100 Bad Bentheim - Nordhorn - Neuenhaus - Uelsen - Wilsum - Emlichheim
  • 200 Bad Bentheim - Nordhorn - Neuenhaus - Veldhausen - Hoogstede - Emlichheim


  1. ^ Eisenbahnatlas Deutschland (German railway atlas) (2017 ed.). Schweers + Wall. 2017. ISBN 978-3-89494-146-8.
  2. ^ "Stationspreisliste 2021" [Station price list 2021] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 16 November 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Preisstufen- & Fahrpreistabelle der VGB" (PDF). Verkehrsgemeinschaft Grafschaft Bentheim. 1 March 2021. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Ticket und Tarif Infos". Verkehrsgemeinschaft Emsland-Süd. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Bad Bentheim station". Deutsche Bahn (in German). Archived from the original on March 31, 2002.
  6. ^ "Timetables for Bad Bentheim station". Deutsche Bahn (in German).

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